dvd and cd rewriter probs

  tel3563 21:36 30 Dec 2005

My DVD and CD re writer has suddenly stopped working, if I try to download something onto a dvd or cd I keep getting message:-

Windows does not support this CD-RW format. To use this disk, choose the task "erase this
CD-RW" which will format the disk so windows can use it.

When i try to erase it i get the message:-
The wizard cannot finish erasing the disc

If i try and do it manually i get the message:-
Cannot delete .......file, the files on this cd are read only. You can still copy new files to the writable cd and they will replace the old ones

Only thing is I can't?? Anyone any ideas

  Totally-braindead 21:40 30 Dec 2005

Try another disk is my suggestion, I no longer use CDRW disks, I just use CDRs and make them multisession disks and just add onto them until they are full. CDRs are more reliable than CDRWs.

  tel3563 21:47 30 Dec 2005

I've tried multiple discs including cdr's, but thanks anyway, anyone else??

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